Windcatchers and wishes – the latest pictures from our building works

Exciting times as the new windcatchers take pride of place – and our intrepid snapper Sarah Toon caught them arriving Friday 17th November was a landmark day for our landmark building. The iconic cowls are already in place on top of our 19th century building, but they are now beautifully complemented by new windcatchers on.. read more →

A call out to artists for our inaugural open exhibition

CONNECTION:OPEN 2018 exhibition to celebrate the best East Anglian art as part of the new landmark venue’s opening season in spring 2018. Artists with an East Anglian connection are invited to submit works for the exciting launch exhibition at the new Wells Maltings art space, opening Spring 2018. CONNECTION: OPEN 2018 will bring together the.. read more →

Wells Maltings secures major funding award from The Clore Duffield Foundation

£100,000 investment in Wells-Next-the-Sea’s landmark arts and heritage centre to support new Clore Learning Space. Wells Maltings is delighted to have been awarded £100,000 by The Clore Duffield Foundation towards a new learning and participation space within its redeveloped arts and heritage building in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea. The development project, which transforms a derelict.. read more →

The life of Alderman Sam Peel celebrated in new community play produced by Wells Maltings

Call out for performers to take part in this exciting local venture – informal open auditions to be held Sunday 1st October The life of Sam Peel was a truly inspirational one. He oversaw the reorganisation of post-war education in the county, laid the foundations for the National Health Service in north Norfolk and took.. read more →


Wells Maltings invites local artists to respond to our local heritage Wells Maltings, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, is organising a year long Heritage Art Trail which will be part of its opening programme of work in spring of 2018. More information is on a previous news item here. Selected artists are asked.. read more →


The Wells Maltings Trust is pleased to announce the arrival of Simon Daykin as the first General Manager of Wells Maltings – the new arts, heritage and community hub for North Norfolk in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea, opening in Spring 2018. The Wells Maltings Trust was established in 2010 and the redevelopment of Wells Maltings.. read more →

Volunteers Needed to Be Part of a Vibrant Cultural Hub

A Small Port on the eastern Shore of Britain with a Global Reach The Wells Maltings is breaking ground on a two-story extension providing spaces for retail, reception, café, visitor facilities, community room and an exhibition and gallery space. We are responding to an Heritage Lottery Fund  and community initiative that will coincide with the.. read more →

Restoration work reveals amazing heritage

Restoration work under the Maltings is now underway, the initial strip out work has revealed the stunning heritage roof structure and beams on the first floor of the building. Exciting times! read more →

A Wonderful Archive of Early Photos from the Wells Maltings

The Granary theatre in the Wells Maltings is on course so we are continuing to catalogue and care for the building. These photographs, kindly taken by Chris Beale will be added to the archive of pre development material being gathered by The Maltings Trust. Quite wonderfully a lot of the original interior fittings in the.. read more →

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